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MBGN Anna Banner at Miss World in Bali, Indonesia

6 years ago /
Entertainment 

Nigeria’s representative to this year’s Miss World Pageant, Anna Ebiere is currently in Bali, Indonesia set to hit the competition running. The finale ceremony is set to hold this saturday, September 28th, 2013.Originally scheduled to hold in Jakarta, the finale will now take place in Bali after threats from extremists...

UBA CEO Philip Udozua wins CEO of the year awards

6 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Group Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza, has been named Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) 30 “CEO of the Year” by African Investor; one of the leading investment and specialist communications firm advising governments and businesses on investments in Africa.

Mixed reactions trail Muslimah beauty pageant won by Nigerian girl

6 years ago /
Entertainment 

Mixed reactions have trailed the just concluded World Muslimah Beauty Pageant organized for the Islamic womenfolk as a suitable option to the glamorous Miss World beauty pageant. The pageant which held in Jakatar, Indonesia last week, saw young Nigerian University of Lagos student, Aisha Ajibola Olabiyi, clinch the winning title, with a cash prize of $2,200 and a trip to Mecca.

 

Charles Taylor to spend the rest of his life in british prison

6 years ago /
International News 

Appeals judges have upheld the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor on Thursday, reaffirming the 50-year prison sentence he was given last year for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during Sierra Leone's civil war.

Obasanjo's sister owns Apo building where squatters were killed

6 years ago /
Oddities 

The unfinished building where security forces killed at least seven squatters on Friday September 20, in the Apo neighbourhood of Abuja, belongs to Mrs. Adunni Oluwole Salisu, believed to be the sister to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Pemium Times reports exclusively.

Lagos leaving Nigeria behind.

6 years ago /
Environment 

This is a photo of the Lagos State Government's ten-lane Lagos-Badagry Expressway and railway line.


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